Beng Mealea Temple

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Beng Mealea is an extraordinary temple that looks much the same now as it did centuries ago. Draped in vines and foliage, it is one of the more mystifying temples at Angkor, even though it was built to that temple’s same floor plan.  Built in the 12th century under Suryavarman II (1113-50), Beng Mealea is […]

The world’s largest religious monument, Angkor Wat

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Angkor Wat is the largest Hindu monument in world. A completely realized microcosm of the Hindu universe, culminating in the five peaks of the Mount Meru. Architectural masterpiece in fine proportion and rich in detail, the apogee of classical Khmer construction. Some 600m of narrative bas-relief and nearly 2000 Apsaras. The scale of Angkor Wat […]